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University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
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  • 4 Year
  • MILWAUKEE, WI

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Value
    grade B
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
    grade B
  5. Athletics
    grade B
  6. Party Scene
    grade A
  7. Professors
    grade A minus
  8. Location
    grade A minus
  9. Dorms
    grade B minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade A minus
  11. Student Life
    grade B+
  12. Safety
    grade B minus

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Wisconsin - Milwaukee is an above-average public university located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. It is a large institution with an enrollment of 17,456 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Wisconsin - Milwaukee acceptance rate is 77%. Popular majors include Marketing, Liberal Arts and Humanities, and Nursing. Graduating 44% of students, Wisconsin - Milwaukee alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $36,300.

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2200 E KENWOOD BLVD
MILWAUKEE, WI 53211
About Wisconsin - Milwaukee...
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I (without football)
Athletic Conference
Horizon League

University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee Rankings

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UW Milwaukee Admissions

Acceptance Rate
77%
Application Deadline
March 1
SAT Range
No data available  
ACT Range
19-24
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No
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Cost

Net Price
$14,822 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$5,280 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
78%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade A minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
17:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
78%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 159 responses
74%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 181 responses
67%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 181 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
3
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
3
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    31%
  • On Campus
    62%
  • Online
    7%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
17,456 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
3,651
Undergrads Over 25
11%
Pell Grant
32%
Varsity Athletes
2%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 116 responses
  • You will see them all!
    39%
  • Diversity
    35%
  • Busy
    14%
  • Tired
    4%
  • Enthusiastic
    3%
  • Motivated
    3%
  • Stressed
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
50%
of students say Greek life is pretty low-key and has little effect on the social scene. 226 responses
Poll
61%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 286 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 124 responses
  • Diverse
    59%
  • Go Panthers!!
    11%
  • Awesome
    10%
  • Reliable
    9%
  • Unengaged commuter school
    4%
  • Underrated
    3%
  • Passive
    2%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$44,200 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
44%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
95%
National
83%
83%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 113 responses

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